Basic Black Beans

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by Linorama

A fast easy dinner. Makes excellent leftovers. This was my "beginner vegan" recipe. I got it off the web somewhere, and we practically lived on it for the first 3 months. This goes over well at potlucks too -- just mix cooked rice in with the beans before you take it.

Top Review by Anu_N

Soooo gooood! And gawsh, it's so quick and easy too! The combination of spices in this dish is outstanding, and I can't think of any tweaking that this recipe needs! Thanks Linorama, this was great! :)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat olive oil in large skillet, saute onions, garlic and spices until onions are soft but not clear.
  2. Add beans and tomatoes, cook until bubbly.
  3. Reduce heat to low, cover and cook 10 minutes.
  4. Add salt if necessary.
  5. Serve over hot cooked rice or cornbread.

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